What AASLH Membership Means to a Grad Student

Joining any respected professional organization is one task on many students’…


Visitor Engagement: It's All About Connections

One of the best sessions at a museum conference that I ever attended was at the…


Can't make it to Birmingham? Enjoy the AASLH Online Conference From Home!

Can’t make it to Birmingham this September? Why not get connected to the 2013…


“Honk for History” OR “Want Truth? Get History.”

Do we need a brand for history?  I just attended an UnConference Session at the…


Paying it Forward...

Any worker in a small museum can find an excuse not to participate in…


re Your Docents Dull, Dwindling or Dying? We Can Help!

Erik Holland (Director, Education & Interpretative Services at the North…


Do History Museums Still Need Objects? I'm Not Sure

I’ve been pondering the central question of Rainey Tisdale’s article (“Do…


Practical Tips on Effective Networking - From the Small Museums Luncheon

It’s been three weeks since I returned from the Annual Meeting, and I still…


More Recipes for Success

As AASLH gathered in Salt Lake City earlier this month for the Annual Meeting,…


Silly Rabbit! Museums Aren't [Just] For Kids.

Sure, I'm dating myself by bringing up the rabbit who wants all the good stuff…